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view 16/5/2000 LARRANAGA, Enrique On Limits as Links: Carlos Raul Villanueva 90 mins
view 23/5/1974 GOUGH, Piers On His Work 42 mins
view 12/1/2006 CECCATO, Cristiano On Generative Form-Finding and Parametric Rationalisation for Constructability 99 mins
view 15/2/2013 CLAERBOUT, David On David Claerbout: Artist Talks Series, organised by Parveen Adams 92 mins
view 6/2/1995 PASK, Gordon On Consciousness 60 mins
view 1/1/1974 GWILLIAM, Tony On China/Mantainer 58 mins
view 1/12/2005 HIRSCH, Nikolaus On Boundaries 96 mins
view 25/2/2011 Jeff Kipnis and Tobias Rehberger On Art and Architecture 83 mins
view 31/1/2007 BOUDET, Dominique OMAs Villa DallAva: A Clients Response 67 mins
view 11/10/2001 KOOLHAAS, Rem OMA: Recent Works 70 mins
view 4/11/2002 KOOLHAAS, Rem OMA-AMO: Where is our Soul? 94 mins
view 14/3/1976 KOOLHAAS, Rem and Elia ZENGHELIS OMA 119 mins

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The Architectural Association receives Taught Degree Awarding Powers by the Lords of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.

The Architectural Association (AA), the oldest independent school of architecture in the United Kingdom, is pleased to announce that it has been granted the power to award its own degrees. As of 1 October 2019, the AA has the right to establish new academic programmes and degree awards and is working to create some of the world’s most pioneering courses in architecture to shape and build the future.

Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) give UK higher education institutions the right to award bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Prospective students worldwide can apply to the AA Foundation Course (Foundation Diploma), Experimental Programme BA(Hons), Diploma Programme (MArch), and nine taught postgraduate programmes encompassing History and Critical Thinking in Architecture (MA), Projective Cities (Taught MPhil) and Sustainable Environmental Design (MSc/MArch), amongst others.

AA Director, Eva Franch said, ‘since our founding in 1847 we have never ceased to create new horizons, institutionally and academically. This is a significant milestone for the AA and demonstrates how we have grown and progressed as an institution that has always valued independence. Receiving TDAP marks a new era for our institution; these are exciting times for the AA. The process has required considerable work from all members of staff and students. I would like to take this opportunity to credit them for this major achievement’.

President of the AA Council, Victoria Thornton added, ‘the TDAP process has recognised our strong governance, academic standards, scholarship and teaching as well as the environment supporting the delivery of taught higher education programmes’.

The School’s application for Taught Degree Awarding Powers was supported by the Architects Registration Board, the Royal Institute of British Architects and The Open University.